Pakhtakor began the defence of their Uzbekistan league title with a comfortable 2-0 win over five-time champions Neftchi in the opening round of 2008 fixtures.
The draw for the AFC Futsal Championship 2008 Qualifiers was conducted at the AFC House here on Wednesday with nine teams divided into two groups.
The AFC Disciplinary Committee met under the chairmanship of Sheikh Salman Al Khalifa last Friday and disqualified DPR Korea, Tajikistan and Iraq from the AFC U-16 Championship 2008 for fielding overaged players.
Former WBA heavyweight champion Nikolai Valuev has earned the right to try to win back his crown.
Lebanon had imagined a rather different start to their qualification campaign for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ than the bitterly disappointing 1-0 home defeat to Uzbekistan, as team captain Roda Antar confirmed to FIFA.com in an exclusive interview.
AFC’s Vision Asia project is set to enter Central Asia with an initial assessment visit to Uzbekistan by an AFC delegation led by the Project Director, Brendan Menton, this month.
The Appeal committee in a meeting on Wednesday decided to uphold the AFC Disciplinary committee’s decision to suspend Iraq U-16 team from AFC U-16 Championship 2008 finals.
A day after being swept by Japan in Davis Cup tie, the Philippines tries to keep its seat in Group I by hosting Uzbekistan on April 11-13 possibly at the slow shell courts of the Philippine Columbian Association (PCA) in Paco, Manila.
Leaving behind the off-court happenings of the last four days, Prakash Amritraj Sunday turned out India’s savior by pulling off the fifth rubber of their Asia-Oceania Davis Cup Group I tie against Farrukh Dustov for a 3-2 victory against Uzbekistan, Indian media reported.